Weekly Feature



June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Blood donations needed after tragic events

Bee Editorial

In the wake of a tragedy, the country feels heartache. The worst U.S. mass shooting took place on Sunday at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Our thoughts and condolences remain with the victims and their families. More...

Spindle items

• NOTABLE NOTARIES — Having documents notarized is not always a fun process, but it’s one that has just been made much cheaper for many residents.   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  June 18, 1891   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.After receiving my Village of Lancaster tax bill, I don’t think we need any special events. The car show event on June 5 was unnecessary. More...

Sports

Section champ Lancaster prominent on first team

2016 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

After another season of dominance on the field, Lancaster dominated voting for the All-Bee girls lacrosse team. More...

Orlando finishes career as All-Bee Girls’ Player of the Year

Of all Anna Orlando’s accomplishments, one stands out among the rest: she has been a part of five Class A title teams at Lancaster High School.  The 2016 All-Bee Player of the Year for girls lacrosse was able to learn from some of the best More...

Veteran leaders split All-Bee Girls’ Coach of the Year

Julie Buccieri and Janet Battaglia have been around the metaphorical block.  Both have more than a decade of experience coaching girls lacrosse programs in Western New York, Buccieri at Lancaster and Battaglia at Amherst. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 16   Trail Tuesdays & Thursdays — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov  More...

Special Events

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Festivals

fri. 17   BBQ and Blues Bash — Featured bands include the Tommy Z Band, Hayden Fogle Band, and the CDR Trio, 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 17, on Mississippi Street in the Cobblestone District, Buffalo; $. More...

Residents seek vote on dissolution

Joan Priebe and Irving Reinig, both of Depew, have announced that they are petitioning village residents in order to answer the question once and for all of whether Depew should be dissolved.  More...

Village of Lancaster recognized for safety initiatives

The Lancaster Village Board was honored at Monday’s meeting with the annual G. Jeffery Haber Leadership Award in recognition of the village’s safety initiatives. More...

Local News

Blasdell native finds catharsis in storytelling

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

In 2012, Mary Reid Gaudio was in Los Angeles — 3,000 miles away from her family — when she got the call that her sister Ann had leukemia.  More...

Concerts battling domestic violence slated in Depew

The seventh annual “EXPOSURE Concert: Because Love Shouldn’t Hurt,” will take place from June 24 to 26 at The Cove Seafood and Banquets, 4701 Transit Road.  The three-day event will include two stages and more than 40 bands, su More...

News Brief

Monica Wallace has been endorsed by the Working Families party in her bid for the 143rd Assembly seat. The 143rd District includes the towns of Cheektowaga and Lancaster and the villages of Depew, Lancaster and Sloan.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Depew residents should vote on dissolution issue

Taxes in Depew are some of the highest taxes in Western New York. Village growth is generally stagnant, and its infrastructure continues to age. More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly wields BB gun in road rage incident

Depew  Tuesday, June 7  • A rake and a trimmer were reportedly left behind by a landscaping company and police were notified by a woman. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

ROZANSKI, Elfriede (nee Christoph), of Depew, died Thursday, June 9. She is survived by three sons, Edward, Andrew and James; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Dietrich Christoph; and one sister, Christa Martindale.  More...

Lifestyles

Vendor and craft show slated

Finish Strong Health and Wellness will host a vendor and craft show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at 6229 Transit Road. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Story Time for 2- to 5-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays, through June 17.  More...

Lancaster Town Band announces summer concert lineup

Throughout the summer, the Lancaster Town Band will be giving more than a dozen performances as a part of its 71st season.  More...

Business

PJ Cools brings joy through ice cream

On April 16, PJ Cools opened at 6160 Transit Road, offering plenty of flavors of ice cream and other frozen treats. Why did Joe and Paula Mancini open such a business? Because ice cream makes people happy.  More...

Lancaster Chamber distributes community awards

The Lancaster Area Chamber held its 2016 Community Leadership Awards on Tuesday afternoon at the Lancaster Country Club, giving recognition to more than 20 businesses and individuals. More...

Events

Networking event offered for young professionals More...